English Comp II CF The Lottery Critical Analysis

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Minimum of 300 words

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  • What argument, if any, is the text making?
  • If an argument is being made, how is that argument being supported?
  • What logical appeals are used and when?
  • Why is it ironic that the story's main activity is called "The Lottery?"
  • After reading the full story, refer back to the beginning, near the middle of page 101. The text states that "people were sorry for [Mr. Summers], because he had no children and his wife was a scold." Why might this line seem more significant after reading the whole story?
  • An entire paragraph is spent describing "The black box." Why might this be?
  • In the middle of page 102, why is an entire paragraph devoted to lost traditions?

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School: Duke University

Attached.

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Running head: THE LOTTERY

The Lottery
Student’s name
Student’s institution

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THE LOTTERY
The Lottery
The main argument in the story "The Lottery" by revolves on following tradition without
examining the reasons and the effects that follow. The author reflects on a community that kept
its tradition of "the lottery," despite other neighboring communities disregarding it. The lottery
was ...

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Thanks, good work

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